89-cap Premier League outcast could be the ideal signing for Wolves

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen in action with Leicester City's Gokhan Inler

Leicester City's Gokhan Inler would be a tremendous signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Walter ZengaNew Wolves boss Walter Zenga will be expected to vastly improve on last season's mid-table finish

Wolves head into the new Championship season under new ownership and management, and expectations have been heightened as a result.

New manager Walter Zenga must ensure that he strengthens his side accordingly, however, as a significant improvement on last term's 14th place will surely be expected by the owners and fans.

And an ideal acquisition for the Black Country outfit would be Leicester City's Gokhan Inler.

The Telegraph reported last month that the Switzerland international has been made surplus to requirement at the King Power, and he was left out of the squad for their pre-season tour to the United States.

Tottenham's Son Heung Min in action with Leicester City's Gokhan Inler and Ben ChilwellGokhan Inler has failed to establish himself at Leicester City

The 32-year-old has made only 10 appearances for Leicester since his move to the club last summer, and must surely move clubs in order to gain regular first-team football.

Wolves would be the ideal place for him to achieve exactly that, and he would add a level of steely determination and a combative edge to the Molineux outfit's midfield.

Although the experience of Championship football would be a new one to him, his playing style is such that it would be a seamless transition for the Swiss star.

Tottenham's Son Heung Min in action with Leicester City's Gokhan Inler and Ben Chilwell Inler's aggressive, tenacious style would be ideally suited to the Championship

The former Napoli star is on a reported salary of £60,000 per week at the King Power, so whether or not Wolves would be willing to pay anywhere near that amount in wages is debatable. But maybe a deal of some kind could be done.

Inler has two-years remaining on his contract with Leicester, but the fact that he is clearly not part of Claudio Ranieri's plans, coupled with his advancing years, should mean that the transfer fee required to prise him away from the Foxes would be fairly minimal. Much depends, of course, on the ambition of Wolves' new owners.

 

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